Bruce Norris & Bill Shopoff
at OC FIBI
About the speakers:
Bruce Norris is an active investor, hard money lender, and real estate educator with over 30 years of experience. Bruce has been involved in over 2,000 real estate transactions as a buyer, seller, builder, and money partner. Bruce is best known for his long-term market timing trends. The release of The California Comeback report in 1997 gained him much notoriety and its accuracy led many California investors to financial freedom. His January 2006 release, The California Crash, was an in-depth look into the California market correction and the statistics behind Bruce’s predictions. Bruce speaks and debates nationally as well as hosts an award-winning real estate radio show where he interviews world-renowned economists, government leaders, association presidents, and local experts. Bruce also hosts the series, I Survived Real Estate, which has raised nearly $350,000 for charity since the event launched in 2008.
Join us February 4 for OC FIBI's meeting where you can learn about to both manage and increase your wealth. Bruce Norris will discuss:
• Changing your results by changing your attitude
• The importance of being sophisticated and how this is beneficial for growth
• Maximizing your profits by increasing your exposure
• Creating a wealth team
• Becoming a successful business owner
The market has shifted, the “cheese” has been moved. Who you bring to the table is just as powerful and important as knowing the “when to” and “how to” piece of the business.
You do not want to miss this event. Bruce Norris has over 30 years of experience in the real estate business and has successfully done over 2,000 real estate transactions. With this knowledge and experience, Bruce has passed this knowledge on and helped so many in California to succeed in their business.
Special Guests: THE SHOPOFF GROUP
Real Estate Investment Trust & Capital
Bill Shopoff, President & CEO
Mr. Shopoff has more than 32 years of real estate andinvestment experience and is one of the nation’s premierreal estate venture capitalists. His expertise includesthe acquisition, development and sale of newand redeveloped residential and commercial propertiesthroughout the U.S. as well as partnership structure,debt placement, venture capital and investmentunderwriting. Mr. Shopoff is a national thought leader in the acquisition, management and disposition of value-added and distressed income properties.
His extensive experience includes a portfolio of over 100 separate partnerships formed to date and the completion of $l billion in residential and commercial real estate, and undeveloped and underdeveloped land transactions. These investments have beenfunded by private placement equity capital.Mr. Shopoff earned his Bachelor of Science degree inBiology and an MBA in Finance from The Universityof Texas at Austin. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Building Industry Association.
Bob Hila, Senior Investment External & Wholesale
Mr. Hila brings an extensive background to this position having spent the previous eight years within the financial industry. During this time, Mr. Hila has achieved his Series 7, 6, 66, 63, California Real Estate licenses and Health/Life, Property/Casualty Insurance licenses. In addition to trading equities for client portfolios Mr. Hila sold several Alternative Investments including Real Estate Investment Trusts, Land General Partnerships, Equipment Leasing Programs, Oil & Gas Private Placements, and Private Equity. Prior to his tenure at Allstate Financial Services, LLC he developed the In-Direct Sales Channel for Globalstar USA for the Southwestern region. He built the sales channel from 4 Agents to 110+ Retail Points of Presence within 3 years.
AGENDA: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Come early for NETWORKING
6:15-6:45 pm: Bonus tutorial session with
Patricia Leung - "Advanced Tax Strategies for Real Estate Investors".
7:00-9:00 pm: MAIN MEETING
• Bill Shoppof
• Bob Hila
• Bruce Norris
9:00 pm – On: Stay after for MORE NETWORKING